Translation of "wiry" - English-French dictionary

wiry

adjectivewiry /ˈwaɪəri/ ( wirier, wiriest )
(of a person) very thin with strong muscles
sec/sèche et nerveux/-euse

a wiry old man
un vieil homme sec et nerveux
(of hair, wool, etc.) coarse and hard to the touch
rêche

his wiry gray hair
ses cheveux gris rêches

(Translation of “wiry” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

wiry

adjective /ˈwaiəri/

(of a person, his body etc) slim but strong

sec et nerveux
A wiry young man answered the door.

(Translation of “wiry” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)